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Full Record: x-1986-sl-2.127/1986_2.127.JPG

Loom Heddle Pulley

African, Nigeria, Ibo

20th century

circa 1950

1986/2.127

carved wood, twine and metal

rank 1.43117

biological components

components

components and systems

components by specific context

descriptors

object genres

object genres by material

objects we use

the human body

upper body

Full Record: x-1980-sl-2.130/1980_2.130.JPG

Snuff bottle in the shape of a vase, with stylized floral patterns

Artist Unknown, China

20th century

circa 1825-1900

1980/2.130

porcelain with blue underglaze painting; coral and brass stopper

rank 1.43117

containers

containers by function or context

containers for personal use

containers for smoking and tobacco use

descriptors

design elements

objects we use

patterns (design elements)

patterns by specific type

Full Record: x-1961-sl-1.184/1961_1.184.JPG

Bowl with concentric bands of epigraphic decoration

Iran or Transoxiana

10th century

10th century

1961/1.184

earthenware with white slip, red, brown, and green slip painting, clear glaze

rank 1.43117

associated concepts

containers

containers by form

descriptors

object genres

object genres by material

objects we use

people and culture

religions

religions and religious concepts

vessels

Full Record: x-1957-sl-1.55/1957_1.55.JPG

Bowl with abstract design, glazed in imitation of Chinese sancai ware

Artist Unknown, Iran

13th century

13th century

1957/1.55

amber, green, and brown glaze on fritware

rank 1.43117

associated concepts

containers

containers by form

descriptors

object genres

object genres by material

objects we use

people and culture

religions

religions and religious concepts

vessels

Full Record: x-1959-sl-1.118/1959_1.118.JPG

Jug with wide cylindrical body and tall, tapered neck

Artist Unknown, Iran

12th century

12th century

1959/1.118

unglazed terracotta inlaid with glazed terracotta

rank 1.43117

associated concepts

containers

containers by form

descriptors

object genres

object genres by material

objects we use

people and culture

religions

religions and religious concepts

vessels

Full Record: x-1959-sl-1.90/1959_1.90.JPG

Ewer with animal head, with band of decorative inscriptions at shoulder in thuluth script on an arabesque ground

Artist Unknown, Iran

12th-13th century

12th century - 13th century

1959/1.90

earthenware with appliquéd barbotine decoration

rank 1.43117

associated concepts

containers

containers by form

descriptors

object genres

object genres by material

objects we use

people and culture

religions

religions and religious concepts

vessels

Full Record: x-1959-sl-1.92/1959_1.92.JPG

Jug, narrow neck & single handle, band of decorative inscriptions at shoulder

Artist Unknown, Iran

n.d.

1959/1.92

molded terracotta

rank 1.43117

associated concepts

containers

containers by form

descriptors

object genres

object genres by material

objects we use

people and culture

religions

religions and religious concepts

vessels

Full Record: x-1959-sl-1.93/1959_1.93.JPG

Narrow-neck jug with single handle and molded decorative register at shoulder

Artist Unknown, Iran

10th-12th century

10th century - 12th century

1959/1.93

molded terracotta

rank 1.43117

associated concepts

containers

containers by form

descriptors

object genres

object genres by material

objects we use

people and culture

religions

religions and religious concepts

vessels

Full Record: x-1961-sl-1.183/1961_1.183.JPG

Shallow bowl with stylized floral medallion

Artist Unknown, Iran

11th-12th century

11th century - 12th century

1961/1.183

fritware with yellow and brown overglaze decoration

rank 1.43117

associated concepts

containers

containers by form

descriptors

object genres

object genres by material

objects we use

people and culture

religions

religions and religious concepts

vessels

Pale aqua silk underkimono with woven designs of fans scattered among waves

Artist Unknown, Japan

White neckband of leno weave in a stripe. Silk leno crepe with twill design of fans among waves.

second half of 20th century

2nd half of 20th century

2005/1.396

Silk crepe with twill design of fans among waves

rank 1.43117

animal material

costume

costume accessories

costume accessories carried

costume by form

descriptors

fibroinous material

main garments

materials

materials by origin

objects we use

Full Record: x-1972-sl-2.517/1972_2.517.JPG

And Iron in Brussels Museum

Albert Kahn

(1869 - 1942)

19th century

August 1891

1972/2.517

graphite on paper

rank 1.43117

belgium

descriptors

europe

inorganic material

iron and iron alloy

locality

materials

materials by composition

metal

metal and metal products

metal by composition or origin

Full Record: x-1971-sl-1.204/1971_1.204.JPG

Bugeleisen (Iron)

Konrad Klapheck

Born 1935

20th century

1968

1971/1.204

lithograph on paper

rank 1.43117

descriptors

inorganic material

iron and iron alloy

materials

materials by composition

metal

metal and metal products

metal by composition or origin

modern and contemporary art

Full Record: x-2012-sl-2.110.3/2012_2_110_3.JPG

Do you have too many, too few, or just the right amount of books in your library?, from the Haven Hall Installation 2012

Benjamin Patterson

Textual ink print on paper, signed by the artist. Matted and framed.

2012

2012/2.110.3

plastic frame with plexi glass, stickers, and ink on paper with blue matting

rank 1.43117

coating (material)

coating by form

components

components and systems

components by specific context

descriptors

information form components

layout features

materials

materials by function

Full Record: x-2002-sl-2.176/2002_2.176.JPG

Kimono #3

Binh Pho

born Vietnam, 1955

21st century

2001

2002/2.176

olive, ash and bamboo

rank 1.43117

containers

containers by form

costume

costume by form

descriptors

main garments

materials

materials by origin

objects we use

plant material

wood and wood products

Full Record: x-2012-sl-1.249/2012_1.249.JPG

Untitled (Man at Potter's Wheel)

Takis (Dimitris) Tloupas

Shows a man leaning over at a potters wheel. The floor and walls appear to be made of dirt.

1920-2003

1972

2012/1.249

gelatin silver print on paper

rank 1.43117

color

ceramics

descriptors

object genres

object genres by material

objects we use

photographs

photographs by form

visual works

visual works by medium or technique

Full Record: x-2003-sl-1.383.1/2003_1.383.1A.JPG

Animals of the Zodiac (pair with 2003/1.383.2)

Yoshikawa Kôkei

The animals are presented in zodiac sequence, from right to left: mouse, ox, tiger, hare, dragon, serpent, horse, goat, monkey, chicken, dog, and boar. The eight-fold screen allows the animals to seem to walk across the space. Negative space plays a significant role in the screen, creating a place for the animals to exist and at the same time extending into the room.

active 1920's

20th century

1924

2003/1.383.1

one of a pair of six-fold screens, ink and color on silk

rank 1.43117

animals and creatures

descriptors

design elements

furnishings

furnishings by form or function

furniture

furniture by form or function

legendary creatures

mammals

motifs

objects we use

Full Record: x-1993-sl-1.98/1993_1_98.JPG

Storage jar with four loop handles

Artist Unknown, China

3rd-6th century

220-589

1993/1.98

stoneware with celadon glaze on upper half

rank 1.42899

art genres

artistic concepts

associated concepts

concepts in the arts

containers

containers by form

descriptors

object genres

object genres by material

objects we use

people and culture

vessels

Full Record: x-2011-sl-1.103/2011_1_103.JPG

Martin Luther King

Ben Shahn

A black and white wood engraving of Martin Luther King Jr. His mouth is open wide as if giving one of his famous speeches. Underneath his image is a quote of King's and his signature.

1898-1969

1968

2011/1.103

wood engraving on paper

rank 1.42899

associated concepts

descriptors

image-making processes and techniques

people and culture

processes and techniques

processes and techniques by specific type

social science concepts

sociological concepts

writing (processes)

Full Record: x-1977-sl-2.146/1977_2.146.JPG

Old Pier Head

Edmund Blampied

1886-1966

20th century

1921

1977/2.146

drypoint on paper

rank 1.42695

animals

descriptors

inorganic material

mammals

materials

materials by composition

modern and contemporary art

objects

objects we use

people and occupations

rock

rock by form

the natural world

transportation

vehicles

visual works

visual works by medium or technique

waterscapes

Full Record: x-1979-sl-2.113/1979_2.113.JPG

College Green, Dublin

William Lawrence

20th century

1840-1931

1979/2.113

albumen print on paper

rank 1.42695

animals

architecture

descriptors

europe

horsemen

inorganic material

locality

mammals

materials

materials by composition

modern and contemporary art

objects

objects we use

rock

rock by form

statues

the natural world

visual works

visual works by medium or technique

Full Record: x-1986-sl-1.151/1986_1.151.JPG

St. Croce and the Statue of Dante in Florence (St. Croce e Statua di Dante, Fire)

Sommer, Giorgio and Behles, Edmund

20th century

1914-1934

1986/1.151

albumen print on paper

rank 1.42695

architecture

buildings

churches

descriptors

europe

inorganic material

italy

locality

materials

materials by composition

modern and contemporary art

objects

objects we use

places of worship

rock

rock by form

statues

visual works

visual works by medium or technique

Full Record: x-2014-sl-2.283/2014_2.283.JPG

Seated Father in Plaid Jacket, Mother in Overcoat, Baby in Father's Lap

Mike Disfarmer

A young family posing for the camera. The man on the left is wearing a plaid jacket and is holding a young boy in his arms. The woman is seated next to him in a blouse, skirt and her coat.

1884-1959

circa 1940

2014/2.283

vintage gelatin silver contact print on paper

rank 1.42667

descriptors

groups of people

kinship groups

materials

materials by function

offspring

people

people (agents)

people and culture

people by family relationship

social groups

Full Record: x-2006-sl-2.34a-d/2006_2.34A-D.JPG

Rectangular Woven Three-tiered Picnic Basket

Artist Unknown, China

20th century

20th century

2006/2.34A-D

woven bamboo

rank 1.42638

containers

containers by form

containers by function or context

containers for storing or transporting food

culinary containers

descriptors

grass (plant material)

materials

materials by origin

objects we use

plant material

Full Record: x-2010-sl-1.311/2010_1.311.JPG

Glass Inkwell with Silver Lid

Artist Unknown

Inkwell with round shape body made with glass. There are "air bubbles" inside the glass; and there is a metal lid cover on top.

1875-1975

2010/1.311

glass, metal

rank 1.42461

associated concepts

containers

containers by function or context

containers for writing equipment

descriptors

dynamics

glass and glassmaking mixtures

inorganic material

materials

materials by composition

mechanics concepts

objects we use

people and culture

physical sciences concepts

physics concepts

scientific concepts

surface tension

Full Record: x-1984-sl-1.307/1984_1.307.JPG

The Lion of Lucerne

Giorgio Sommer

1834-1914

20th century

1834-1914

1984/1.307

albumen print on paper

rank 1.42138

allegory and literature

animals

descriptors

geography

inorganic material

mammals

materials

materials by composition

modern and contemporary art

objects

objects we use

rock by form

text-based art

the natural world

visual works

visual works by medium or technique

weaponry

Full Record: x-2000-sl-2.125/2000_2.125.JPG

Five Builders with Tool Box

Jacob Lawrence

1917 - 2000

20th century

1996

2000/2.125

soft ground etching and aquatint on paper

rank 1.42101

additive and joining processes and techniques

assembling

containers

containers by form

descriptors

objects

objects we use

people and occupations

processes and techniques

processes and techniques by specific type

Full Record: x-2012-sl-2.197/2012_2_197.JPG

View of a Hilltown

Pierre Antoine Patel

This pen and ink and wash drawing depicts a view of a town amidst a hilly landscape. A dog stands atop a hill and looks toward a body of water in the midground. A cluster of buildings are scattered throughout the composition. The central building has a large arched portico. Clouds of smoke appear to be billowing out of buildings.

1648-1707

2012/2.197

pen and brown and black ink grey wash over red chalk on thin laid paper laid down on medium laid paper

rank 1.42101

buildings and the land

descriptors

landscapes (environments)

natural landscapes

object genres

plants

settlements and landscapes

vegetation and vegetation components

vegetation components

woody plants

Full Record: x-1949-sl-1.133/1949_1.133.JPG

The Planets - The Sun (No. 4 of the series of 7 prints)

Hans Sebald Beham

1500-1550

16th century

1500-1550

1949/1.133

woodcut on paper

rank 1.42080

associated concepts

descriptors

design elements

earth sciences concepts

motifs

natural element motifs

objects

people and culture

physical sciences concepts

religions and religious concepts

religious concepts

scientific concepts

transportation

vehicles

Full Record: x-1959-sl-1.128/1959_1.128.JPG

Melanchonia

Giovanni Benedetto Castiglione

1609-1664

17th century

circa 1648

1959/1.128

etching on medium-weight, slightly textured, buff laid paper

rank 1.42080

animal material

animal material by form or function

animals

descriptors

figures

mammals

materials

materials by origin

objects

people and occupations

plants

skeleton and skeleton components

skeleton components

the natural world

Full Record: x-1982-sl-1.209a-amp-amp-sem-b/1982_1.209A_B.JPG

Blue-and-white covered jar, Kangxi era, with floral design

Artist Unknown, China

18th century

1662-1722

1982/1.209A&B

porcelain with blue underglaze painting

rank 1.42080

ceramics

closures

components

components and systems

components by specific context

container components

containers

containers by form

descriptors

object genres

object genres by material

objects we use

pottery (object genre)

stoneware

vessels

Full Record: x-1998-sl-1.173/1998_1.173.JPG

The Five Orders of Architecture

Herbert W. Johe

born 1914

20th century

1993

1998/1.173

watercolor on paper

rank 1.42080

animal material

animal material by form or function

animals

architecture

creatures

descriptors

mammals

materials

materials by origin

panels

people and occupations

skeleton and skeleton components

skeleton components

the natural world

Full Record: x-1997-sl-1.533.1/1997_1.525.1.JPG

Hiroshima Series

Jacob Lawrence

1917 - 2000

20th century

1983

1997/1.533.1

screenprint, printed in eleven colors on Somerset soft-white paper

rank 1.42080

animal material

animal material by form or function

descriptors

genres

materials

materials by origin

modern and contemporary art

objects

people and occupations

skeleton and skeleton components

skeleton components

standing

weaponry

Full Record: x-1997-sl-1.533.4/1997_1.525.4.JPG

Hiroshima Series

Jacob Lawrence

1917 - 2000

20th century

1983

1997/1.533.4

screenprint, printed in eleven colors on Somerset soft-white paper

rank 1.42080

allegory and literature

animal material

animal material by form or function

animals

descriptors

genres

materials

materials by origin

mythology

people and occupations

skeleton and skeleton components

skeleton components

the natural world

Full Record: x-1958-sl-1.122/1958_1.122.JPG

Calavera Huertista

José Guadalupe Posada

1851-1913

20th century

circa 1910

1958/1.122

relief engraving on metal

rank 1.42080

animal material

animal material by form or function

animals

descriptors

how we live

materials

materials by origin

modern and contemporary art

rites of passage

skeleton and skeleton components

skeleton components

the natural world

Full Record: x-1958-sl-1.123/1958_1.123.JPG

Calavera Zapatista

José Guadalupe Posada

1851-1913

20th century

1851-1913

1958/1.123

relief engraving on metal

rank 1.42080

animal material

animal material by form or function

animals

clothing

descriptors

mammals

materials

materials by origin

modern and contemporary art

objects

skeleton and skeleton components

skeleton components

the natural world

Full Record: x-2012-sl-1.281/2012_1.281.JPG

Moroccan Scribe's Box

Artist Unknown

This metal scribe box has multiple containers inside to hold ink and other needs of the scribe. It is ornately decorated on the exterior and interior.

2012/1.281

bronze with silver, copper and gold acccents

rank 1.42072

descriptors

equipment

equipment by process

inorganic material

marking tools and equipment

materials

materials by composition

metal and metal products

objects we use

tools and equipment

Full Record: x-1990-sl-1.263/1990_1_263.JPG

Cizhou-type ware bottle with abstract floral design

Artist Unknown, China

vase with globular body and double-ring mouth, decorated with abstract, free hand painting of abstract floral designs in russet on the upper section of the body.

13th-14th century

late 13th century - mid 14th century

1990/1.263

stoneware with dark glaze and iron-rich pigment

rank 1.42072

bottles

bottles by function

containers

containers by form

descriptors

design elements

objects we use

patterns (design elements)

patterns by specific type

vessels

Full Record: x-1971-sl-2.38/1971_2.38.JPG

Kponiugo Mask

Artist Unknown, African, Senufo Peoples, Côte d'Ivoire

19th or 20th century

1800-1971

1971/2.38

wood, brass tacks and kaolin

rank 1.42072

animals

animals and creatures

costume

costume by function

descriptors

mammals

object genres

object genres by material

objects

objects we use

the natural world

Full Record: x-1972-sl-2.493/1972_2.493.JPG

Wro't Iron Work, Munich Museum

Albert Kahn

(1869 - 1942)

19th century

July 15, 1891

1972/2.493

graphite on paper

rank 1.42072

architecture

descriptors

inorganic material

iron and iron alloy

keyholes

materials

materials by composition

metal

metal and metal products

metal by composition or origin

Full Record: x-1972-sl-2.496/1972_2.496.JPG

Wro't iron work in Munich Museum

Albert Kahn

(1869 - 1942)

19th century

July 12, 1891

1972/2.496

graphite on paper

rank 1.42072

architecture

descriptors

inorganic material

iron and iron alloy

keyholes

materials

materials by composition

metal

metal and metal products

metal by composition or origin

Full Record: x-1972-sl-2.497/1972_2.497.JPG

Wro't Iron Work in National Museum, Munich

Albert Kahn

(1869 - 1942)

19th century

July 15, 1891

1972/2.497

graphite on paper

rank 1.42072

architecture

descriptors

inorganic material

iron and iron alloy

keyholes

materials

materials by composition

metal

metal and metal products

metal by composition or origin

Full Record: x-1963-sl-2.68/1963_2_68.JPG

White celadon bowl with incised diamond pattern

Takuo Katô

The large white bowl is round with a wide rim and a narrow bottom; almost like an up-side-down cone shape. Diamond patterns are stamped around the middle of the body. It has no foot. The rim is slightly warped.

1917-2005

20th century

circa 1960

1963/2.68

Porcelain with white celadon glaze

rank 1.42072

containers

containers by form

descriptors

design elements

geometric motifs

motifs

objects we use

patterns (design elements)

patterns by specific type

vessels

Full Record: x-1960-sl-2.39/1960_2.39.JPG

Scherzi di Fantasia. No. 6. The Magician seated with four figures by a burning

Giovanni Batttista Tiepolo

(Venice, 1696 - 1770, Madrid)

18th Century

after 1757

1960/2.39

etching on paper

rank 1.42062

animal material

animal material by form or function

animals

birds

descriptors

figures

mammals

materials

materials by origin

objects

people and occupations

sheep

skeleton and skeleton components

skeleton components

the natural world

Full Record: x-2010-sl-1.223/2010_1.223.JPG

Cut crystal inkwell with a Sheffield silver lid

Artist Unknown

This is a glass inkwell with a circular metal cap. It has a square shape but the edges billow outward toward the base area and the bottom edges are rounded.

1875-1975

2010/1.223

glass, metal

rank 1.41968

containers

containers by function or context

containers for writing equipment

descriptors

glass and glassmaking mixtures

inorganic material

materials

materials by composition

metalwork

object genres

object genres by material

objects we use

Full Record: x-2010-sl-1.224/2010_1_224.JPG

Blown glass with metal collar, attached blown glass lid

Artist Unknown

This is a cut crystal inkwell with a brass collar and cap. The bottle is square shaped with starburst designs incised on the corners. The cap has a rounded shape.

1875-1975

2010/1.224

glass, metal

rank 1.41968

containers

containers by function or context

containers for writing equipment

descriptors

glass and glassmaking mixtures

inorganic material

materials

materials by composition

metalwork

object genres

object genres by material

objects we use

Full Record: x-2010-sl-1.252/2010_1.252.JPG

Tiny crystal square inkwell with brass lid

Artist Unknown

A small, square glass inkwell with a brass lid.

1875-1975

2010/1.252

glass, metal

rank 1.41968

containers

containers by function or context

containers for writing equipment

descriptors

glass and glassmaking mixtures

inorganic material

materials

materials by composition

metalwork

object genres

object genres by material

objects we use

Full Record: x-2010-sl-1.255/2010_1.255.JPG

Square cut-crystal, cut corners, monogrammed sterling lid

Artist Unknown

A square cut-crystal inkwell with a monogrammed sterling silver lid.

1875-1975

2010/1.255

glass, metal

rank 1.41968

containers

containers by function or context

containers for writing equipment

descriptors

glass and glassmaking mixtures

inorganic material

materials

materials by composition

metalwork

object genres

object genres by material

objects we use

Full Record: x-2010-sl-1.262/2010_1_262.JPG

Cut crystal, engraved floral and vine, sterling silver lid

Artist Unknown

A square, crystal inkwell with rounded edges. The base is engraved with flowers and ivy. The sterling silver lid also has a flower on the top.

1875-1975

2010/1.262

glass, metal

rank 1.41968

containers

containers by function or context

containers for writing equipment

descriptors

glass and glassmaking mixtures

inorganic material

materials

materials by composition

metalwork

object genres

object genres by material

objects we use

Full Record: x-2010-sl-1.264/2010_1_264.JPG

Blown glass inkwell with hammered silver lid, hallmarked

Artist Unknown

A square, glass inkwell with rounded edges. The lid is hammered silver.

1875-1975

2010/1.264

glass, metal

rank 1.41968

containers

containers by function or context

containers for writing equipment

descriptors

glass and glassmaking mixtures

inorganic material

materials

materials by composition

metalwork

object genres

object genres by material

objects we use

Full Record: x-2010-sl-1.277/2010_1_277.JPG

Crystal Inkwell with Silver Sterling Lid with rounded panels sides, monogrammed

Artist Unknown

A square crystal inkwell with rounded sides and a star etched into the bottom of the base. The lid is sterling silver and monogrammed.

1875-1975

2010/1.277

glass, metal

rank 1.41968

containers

containers by function or context

containers for writing equipment

descriptors

glass and glassmaking mixtures

inorganic material

materials

materials by composition

metalwork

object genres

object genres by material

objects we use